API Support for Qualys Express Lite

Document created by Qualys Documentation Employee on Jan 5, 2015
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Are you an Express Lite user? Several APIs are available to help you manage scans, assets (IP addresses and domains) and user accounts.


APIEndpointSupported Actions
Manage Scans
Vulnerability Scans API v2/api/2.0/fo/scan/multiple actions: launch, list, cancel, pause, resume, fetch (download results)
Share PCI Scans API v2/api/2.0/fo/scan/pci/

share PCI scans (with PCI Merchant account)

Discovery Scans API v1/msp/map-2.php

launch discovery scans

Scheduled Scans API v1/msp/scheduled_scans.phpadd and drop schedules for scans and discovery scans (maps)
Appliances List API v1/msp/iscanner_list.php

list scanner appliances

Appliances List API v2/api/2.0/fo/appliance/

list scanner appliances with their settings (similar to the UI)

KnowledgeBase API v1/msp/knowledgebase_download.php

Download vulnerabilities from the KnowledgeBase

Manage Assets - IP Addresses and Domains

Asset Group List API v1



list asset groups
Asset Group API v1


add asset groups and edit settings
Asset Group Delete API v1


delete asset groups

IP Asset List API v1


list IPs

IP Asset API v1/msp/asset_ip.php

add IPs and edit settings

IP Asset List API v2

/api/2.0/fo/asset/ip/list IPs
Excluded IP Asset API v2/api/2.0/fo/asset/excluded_ip/

list excluded IPs

Host Asset API v2


list IPs with host data, and purge host data including data collected from scans

Host Detection API v2


list vulnerabilities detected on selected hosts

Domain Asset API v1


add domains and edit settings

Manage Users
User List API v1


list user accounts

User API v1/msp/user.php

multiple actions: add, edit, activate, deactivate

Change Password API v1


change password for user

Activity Log API v1


search and download user activity logs

SSO Token API v1


generate SSO token (partner only option)



Want to know more?

Check out our user guides:

API V1 User Guide | API V2 User Guide